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MPA Program to Host Discussion on Global Trade

Event Date: 

Oct 21, 5:30pm to 7:15pm


DTC Room 580

The MPA Program will be hosting a talk by Dr. Phil Levy of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs on “Current Issues in Global Trade" on Wednesday, October 21, 2015,  DTC Room 580, from 5:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

Phil Levy is a senior fellow on the global economy at The Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Previously, he was associate professor of business administration at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and he also taught at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. From 2003 to 2006, he served as the senior economist for trade for President Bush’s Council of Economic Advisers and then as a member of Secretary of State Rice’s Policy Planning Staff, covering international economic matters. Before working in government, he was a faculty member of Yale University’s Department of Economics for nine years and spent one of those as academic director of Yale’s Center for the Study of Globalization.

Levy’s academic writings have appeared in such outlets as The American Economic ReviewEconomic Journal, and theJournal of International Economics. He is a regular contributor to Foreign Policy magazine’s online Shadow Governmentsection and writes on topics including trade policy, economic relations with China, and the European economic crisis.